Do you have days when you are feeling super energetic and like you can do no wrong alternating with days of severe depression? Do you go for days without sleep and then days where you don’t get out of bed at all? These are signs of bipolar depression and it is a serious mental illness that needs to be treated. 

Lake Zurich is named after the large lake where many of the folks in town like to spend their leisure time fishing or boating. The town was also named one of the top 100 best places to raise your family by Frommer’s in 2006 and one of the top 25 affordable places to live in the country by U.S. News in 2013. They also have some of the best mental health experts in the country who can help with bipolar depression. Contact one of them today. 

This is Karen Frontczak Armstrong's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC, LCPC,LCPP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Karen F Armstrong. I am licensed in three states as a behavioral health and relationship therapist along with certification in two states as an addiction professional. I am also a certified employee assistance professional/career coach. I have worked for over twenty years in the field of behavioral health/relationships/addictions. In each area I counsel I provide good listening skills, I am nonjudgmental, insightful and supportive. Through the years I have provided support and to help modify problem behaviors to those that suffer from anxiety, de...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I have always been an intuitive, empathic, and inquisitive human and as corny as it may sound, helping to bring “world peace” has always been a consistent life goal of mine. However, from as early as I can remember, I was always held back in my personal and professional journeys because of the multitude of thoughts and panic feelings circling throughout my head and body. My personal struggles with anxiety and depression, brought me into confronting my own demons with the help of professionals, and through that process I realized that my talents and passions aligne...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

The first thing I do with every new person I work with is to listen to or read their story. After 26 years of clinical social work experience, I have learned the vast importance and value of people telling their stories. You are the expert on your life,and if you are seeking counseling, you want to change your future story. As you describe the changes you desire, we will also look at your strengths. Together, we can set goals to make those changes.Together we can work to meet your goals. I use an eclectic mix of therapeutic approaches to help those I serve. I ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS Ed,NCC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

Welcome to my profile! You may be here because you're not really sure what to do with all of the proverbial balls in the air in your life. Nothing like a global pandemic to throw an added wrench in your plans for yourself, whether it's related to work, relationships, parenting, emotional health, or your social life. Spending all of that time with yourself, or with your family, has perhaps reminded you that therapy seems like a good idea. You want someone who can be responsive, compassionate, and help you manage all of this, while making some changes to how yo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a strengths-based therapist based in Illinois with more than 10 years of experience working with a wide variety of clients and a wide variety of difficulties. I have significant experience working with parenting difficulties, anxiety and depression, aging and death, and chronic mental illness, among many other issues/diagnoses. I have a passion for patients experiencing a medical difficulty/diagnosis, and for working with parents and caregivers of medically complex children and adults. I have had the opportunity to work with a wide range of ages (literally...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 43

Hi My name is Diane I have more than 30+ years of experience doing therapy. I have worked in inpatient, outpatient settings as well as family service agencies and private practice. My approach is client centered with a strong focus on solution oriented short term therapy. I am a direct communicator, but use humor often to help clarify issues and to create an intervention that is easier to remember for my clients. Life sometimes is very hard, it is our reaction to it that makes it harder or easier. We can grow and learn to make our decisions based on our values ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D.,MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am Dr. Turnbough and I have worked in the social service field for over 20 years. As a counselor licensed in Illinois I have over 18 years of experience working as an addiction counselor and holding positions of Clinical Leadership. I have worked with those that have experienced concerns from domestic violence, addiction, depression, stress, anxiety, parenting and relationship problems. I have provided counseling to adolescences, individuals, couples, and families. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counselin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has a passion for helping others. I have over 15 years experience with people of all ages, who come from various types of backgrounds and have struggled with many different types of challenges. Many of my clients have struggled with anxiety, stress, depression or trauma. I have a significant amount of experience working with young people on the Autism spectrum, with ADHD or with emotional disabilities. Supporting my clients as individuals, as parents or as a family through life experiences is my overall purpose....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois with over twenty years of experience working with people making changes in their life. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, intellectual disabilities, social/emotional, and life-changing situations. I am also an Army veteran with a passion for working with those with PTSD. My approach is solution-focused, client-centered, and strengths-based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Rational Emotive Therapy. When working with clients I strive to m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,ACSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

Tonia T. Green, is a MSW, LCSW who has been practicing in the field of Social Services since 1995. Tonia has been a Licensed Clinician since 1999 and at that time added Behavioral Health services to her co-founded private practice ITAV Enterprises, LLC. Her 25 years of experience has graced her with knowledge gleaned from: community/leadership work like her time at St. Louis Crisis Nursery; skill grooming opportunities through teaching future professionals at Saint Louis University and GWB Washington University Schools of Social Work. Her time in community and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Illinois with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has experience assisting adults with issues such as anger management, anxiety, depression, parenting difficulties, and trauma. I also have experience in counseling those who are specifically experiencing trauma as a result of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and narcissistic abuse. I work with my clients using Strengths Based, Trauma Focused, and Cognitive Behavioral approaches. I chose to become a counselor in order to give back to my community and to assist others in building resilience. I find joy in helpin...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Bridget primarily practices from an integrated psychodynamic and relational foundation. She believes that therapy can help foster resilience and one’s innate capacity for self-healing. She strives to create a safe and empathic environment to support a client’s attainment of personal goals. Bridget supports clients in their movement towards change and growth as they navigate the journey of life. Her therapy approach incorporates client centered interventions, including cognitive therapy modalities, mindfulness techniques when appropriate and other evidence based tr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am an individual /group therapist licensed in Illinois with over 17 years of experience working as a therapist and crisis worker in the Chicago area. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, family issues and veteran issues. I also helped many people who have experience trauma and emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating people with respect, sensitivity and empowering my clients to become their own therapist. My approach combines mindfulness therapy, psychodynamic thera...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, I'm so glad that you have taken on this journey of growth and healing. I am excited to be the person who will walk this path with you. My name is Ana and I have been in the helping profession for over 15 years, working with teens and adults. I use an eclectic approach to build our therapeutic relationship and best meet your needs through active listening and empathy. I draw from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation, which includes training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), CBT (Cognitiv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Illinois and Maine with over 15 years of professional work experience. I have had the privilege of working with a variety of different populations across the lifespan. A large portion of my career has been working with clients that are experiencing complex emotional challenges. I use a variety of activities and learning opportunities to enhance my clients understanding of their mental health and treatment options. I have a passion for understanding Neuropsychology and Integrative Health in an effort to t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Sleeping disorders
Years of Experience: 17

I am licensed in Illinois with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with sleeping disorders. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LCAS-A
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Has the COVID-19 create anxieties or other mental health challenges for you? Do you need a safe place to share your thoughts and feelings? I am a licensed clinician, who would love to be able to meet 1:1 with you to address your mental health needs. I truly believe in shared decision-making approach to therapy. I approach therapy from a collaborative approach, building relationships, and using evidence-based practice. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist. I’ve been working in behavioral health since 2003. I have...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCPC,CRC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Illinois with over 10 years of professional work experience. I assist clients with concerns relating to stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, family, career, and more. I work with clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support and empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Lake Zurich, Illinois (Lake Zurich, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Illinois with 25 years of professional work experience. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Lake Zurich?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Lake Zurich area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Lake Zurich and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Lake Zurich or elsewhere in Lake or the state of Illinois.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Lake Zurich therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Lake Zurich due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Illinois may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Lake Zurich and elsewhere throughout the state of Illinois you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Lake Zurich to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Lake Zurich, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Lake Zurich, IL, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 60047 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Lake Zurich:

60047

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.